Van fire on A47 sparks police investigation

Police closed the B1077 at Stuston Common, near Diss, following a crash between four cars and a bus.

Police closed the B1077 at Stuston Common, near Diss, following a crash between four cars and a bus. Picture: Archant library. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

A van fire on the A47 in Hopton on Thursday night has sparked a police investigation.

Emergency services were called to the lay-by leading up to the Hopton roundabout at 11.50pm following reports a transit van was on fire.

Firefighters from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth extinguished the fire at 12.09am.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Police said enquires are ongoing and officers would like to speak with the registered owner of the vehicle.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.


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